Welcome to my website! I’m a Southern/Central California painter in Ojai, Ca. I love to paint outdoors (as well as in my studio). I’ve discovered painting with palette knives the last couple of years and now, I’ve pretty much given up using my brushes. (I do use squeegees once in awhile!) My website is a work on progress…so please subscribe to my blog and keep up with all my latest news!
This Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm I’m part of open studio for Ojai Studio Artists. Every “Second Saturday” through August, studios in different parts of town are open free of charge to the public. Kind’ve a “warm-up”
Hard to believe I've reached 90! When I first started, it seemed so far away. Even the first month, the "end goal" seemed far. And then, as it often goes in life, the further along in days, the faster they moved. This is another Denali piece. Yes, I love...
My painting “Wounded Sun” will be at the Museum of Ventura County from February 9 through March 2.
The painting is part of a group exhibit – an Open Competition by Buenaventura Art Association. The juror is William Wray. I’m honored to be accepted into this show. He’s an artist that defies categories: he is figurative, abstract as well as urban scenes that personally, remind me of Miles Davis. (you want me to explain? I can’t.. I’m an artist… LOL) If you haven’t listened to Miles, take a listen and see what I mean.
I was going to start selling my little paintings on my website and then I received an email from Sharon Taylor, the Executive Director at Buenaventura Art Association. They have moved to a new space - on the Avenue in Ventura and wondered if I would want to be the...